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There a three new martyrs for the Catholic Church. They were killed by an Islamic terrorist in Nice, France. From Rorate Caeli:

The three Martyrs victimized by the Islamist terrorist were a 70 year old lady, a 45 year old sacristan, and a 30 year old mother. This last Martyr managed to escape to a bar nearby, but died of the wounds. Her last words to witnesses in the bar were: “Tell my family I love them!”

So, it is with great sadness that we received the news about a couple of hours ago of the most recent Islamist attack in France. This time, right before Mass at the Basilica of Our Lady (Notre-Dame) in Nice, two ladies and a gentleman who was helping at the sacristy were killed in hatred for our Holy Faith. One of the ladies, in her seventies, was beheaded. The police shot and caught the terrorist.

France is at war. They can surrender their Catholic identity to become an Islamic Republic, or they can fight to preserve their Western identity.

“There is in Islam a paradox which is perhaps a permanent menace. The great creed born in the desert creates a kind of ecstasy out of the very emptiness of its own land, and even, one may say, out of the emptiness of its own theology. It affirms, with no little sublimity, something that is not merely the singleness but rather the solitude of God.

There is the same extreme simplification in the solitary figure of the Prophet; and yet this isolation perpetually reacts into its own opposite. A void is made in the heart of Islam which has to be filled up again and again by a mere repetition of the revolution that founded it.

There are no sacraments; the only thing that can happen is a sort of apocalypse, as unique as the end of the world; so the apocalypse can only be repeated and the world end again and again. There are no priests; and yet this equality can only breed a multitude of lawless prophets almost as numerous as priests.

The very dogma that there is only one Mahomet produces an endless procession of Mahomets. Of these the mightiest in modern times were the man whose name was Ahmed, and whose more famous title was the Mahdi; and his more ferocious successor Abdullahi, who was generally known as the Khalifa. These great fanatics, or great creators of fanaticism, succeeded in making a militarism almost as famous and formidable as that of the Turkish Empire on whose frontiers it hovered, and in spreading a reign of terror such as can seldom be organised except by civilisation…” (Lord Kitchener)

Our Lady of Victory pray for us.

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  1. kedavis Member

    It’s a shame that the terrorist wasn’t killed outright. If he’s sent to prison, even for life without possibility of parole – which seems unlikely in “enlightened” Europe – he’ll be busily working to indoctrinate other prisoners.

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    • October 29, 2020, at 3:24 PM PDT
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  2. James Gawron Thatcher
    James GawronJoined in the first year of Ricochet Ricochet Charter Member

    kedavis (View Comment):

    It’s a shame that the terrorist wasn’t killed outright. If he’s sent to prison, even for life without possibility of parole – which seems unlikely in “enlightened” Europe – he’ll be busily working to indoctrinate other prisoners.

    ke,

    If anyone deserves the death penalty it is those who take lives for a wholly perverse purpose. They will openly admit that they in no way felt threatened by their victims. The purest form of murder. I think the death penalty should be employed in response not just to the “premeditation of the crime” but an underlying motive of pure evil.

    Society is immoral for allowing such a beast to live rather than ending the murdering once and for all.

    Regards,

    Jim

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    • October 29, 2020, at 3:59 PM PDT
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  3. Randy Webster Member

    He’ll murder again.

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    • October 29, 2020, at 4:05 PM PDT
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  4. kedavis Member

    Is there a death penalty in France any more? Or does it end up dragging on forever like here, with endless appeals etc? Or maybe it’s only used for truly brutal criminals such as climate-deniers?

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    • October 29, 2020, at 4:07 PM PDT
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  5. Mark Camp Member

    Doug Watt: Our Lady of Victory pray for us.

    Those who pray to the Creator, pray to the Creator for us.

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    • October 29, 2020, at 4:49 PM PDT
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  6. Percival Thatcher
    PercivalJoined in the first year of Ricochet Ricochet Charter Member

    Randy Webster (View Comment):

    He’ll murder again.

    Spread the word that he’s got dirt on Hillary.

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    • October 29, 2020, at 8:47 PM PDT
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  7. TBA Coolidge

    Sometimes a man gets the evil. It’s in him, and he can not only use it himself, he can infect others with it. 

    This describes people who murder in a cause they view as greater than themselves. They are unlikely to ever lose the evil and if allowed to talk to other inmates they can spread it. If they are killed, they become martyrs and again spread it. 

    I am glad we don’t traffic in cruel and unusual punishments because those are looking pretty good right now. 

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    • October 30, 2020, at 12:24 AM PDT
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  8. MWD B612 "Dawg" Member

    And when he had opened the fifth seal, I saw under the altar the souls of them that were slain for the word of God, and for the testimony which they held:

    And they cried with a loud voice, saying, How long, O Lord, holy and true, dost thou not judge and avenge our blood on them that dwell on the earth?

    And white robes were given unto every one of them; and it was said unto them, that they should rest yet for a little season, until their fellowservants also and their brethren, that should be killed as they were, should be fulfilled.

    • Revelation 6:9-11 (KJV)
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    • October 30, 2020, at 8:33 AM PDT
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  9. Manny Member

    When will we in the west learn that Islam is a supremecist enforcing religion that strives to control by force and violence, sanctioned in its sacred scriptures of the Koran, Hadith, and life of Mohammed? When will we learn that Islamic immigration undermines western values? When we learn that western values built on Judeo-Christian heritage is inherently not compatible with sharia built values? Incident after incident screams these lessons, and yet we do not learn. 

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    • October 30, 2020, at 9:36 AM PDT
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  10. The Cloaked Gaijin Member

    I’m afraid that I don’t even know what this news story is all about. I have briefly seen something mentioned about … something.

    The Drudge Report used to be the best way to keep up with things, but ever since that shockingly went Leftist crazy this year I seem to miss a few things. The other news source that I typically follow I guess don’t cover a lot of international or religious news.

    I guess most news sources that I follow are only interested in the election and COVID-19 stuff right now.

    How did everyone else hear about this story? Are there some good news links? Was it one incident or several recent incidents?

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    • October 30, 2020, at 5:12 PM PDT
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  11. TBA Coolidge

    Manny (View Comment):

    When will we in the west learn that Islam is a supremecist enforcing religion that strives to control by force and violence, sanctioned in its sacred scriptures of the Koran, Hadith, and life of Mohammed? When will we learn that Islamic immigration undermines western values? When we learn that western values built on Judeo-Christian heritage is inherently not compatible with sharia built values? Incident after incident screams these lessons, and yet we do not learn.

    Only a few people are beheaded or exploded every year when you average it out – surely that’s not as important as making sure no one’s feelings are hurt. 

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    • October 30, 2020, at 5:18 PM PDT
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  12. Flicker Coolidge

    The Cloaked Gaijin (View Comment):

    I’m afraid that I don’t even know what this news story is all about. I have briefly seen something mentioned about … something.

    The Drudge Report used to be the best way to keep up with things, but ever since that shockingly went Leftist crazy this year I seem to miss a few things. The other news source that I typically follow I guess don’t cover a lot of international or religious news.

    I guess most news sources that I follow are only interested in the election and COVID-19 stuff right now.

    How did everyone else hear about this story? Are there some good news links? Was it one incident or several recent incidents?

    I was aware of it. I don’t remember where I read it but it was probably Breitbart, Zero Hedge or Ace of Spades.

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    • October 30, 2020, at 7:01 PM PDT
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  13. Stina Member

    The Cloaked Gaijin (View Comment):

    I’m afraid that I don’t even know what this news story is all about. I have briefly seen something mentioned about … something.

    The Drudge Report used to be the best way to keep up with things, but ever since that shockingly went Leftist crazy this year I seem to miss a few things. The other news source that I typically follow I guess don’t cover a lot of international or religious news.

    I guess most news sources that I follow are only interested in the election and COVID-19 stuff right now.

    How did everyone else hear about this story? Are there some good news links? Was it one incident or several recent incidents?

    The teacher beheading and a “disagreement” concerning dogs (that resulted in a stabbing) I heard about at Vox Day’s blog.

    I think I heard about the church attack from a Reason comment Powerline I think. I followed it to a report.

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  14. Manny Member

    TBA (View Comment):

    Manny (View Comment):

    When will we in the west learn that Islam is a supremecist enforcing religion that strives to control by force and violence, sanctioned in its sacred scriptures of the Koran, Hadith, and life of Mohammed? When will we learn that Islamic immigration undermines western values? When we learn that western values built on Judeo-Christian heritage is inherently not compatible with sharia built values? Incident after incident screams these lessons, and yet we do not learn.

    Only a few people are beheaded or exploded every year when you average it out – surely that’s not as important as making sure no one’s feelings are hurt.

    LOL, I gave you a “like” because I assume you’re being sarcastic. ;)

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    • October 30, 2020, at 8:47 PM PDT
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  15. Manny Member

    The Cloaked Gaijin (View Comment):

    I’m afraid that I don’t even know what this news story is all about. I have briefly seen something mentioned about … something.

    The Drudge Report used to be the best way to keep up with things, but ever since that shockingly went Leftist crazy this year I seem to miss a few things. The other news source that I typically follow I guess don’t cover a lot of international or religious news.

    I guess most news sources that I follow are only interested in the election and COVID-19 stuff right now.

    How did everyone else hear about this story? Are there some good news links? Was it one incident or several recent incidents?

    It’s related to this earlier post. See my comment #4 where I summarize the history and link it to various stories.

    There are Islamic terror stories every day. Here’s one from today. The main stream media doesn’t want to tell you about them.

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    • October 30, 2020, at 8:53 PM PDT
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